Tapestry band

Egyptian (Islamic)
Early Islamic
8th–10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 44 cm (9 7/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5909

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and weft of wool; design consists of single lozenges alternating with groups of smaller ones; a bird is inside one of the lozenges; bordered with several narrow geometric motifs; woven with red, light and dark blue, green and yellow wool. Very worn; many holes. Found in Upper Egypt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection